China's Kekexili applies for world heritage

2014-11-22 19:27:33

China's remote western Kekexili nature reserve has started work on an application for world natural heritage status, says the local government.

Vice mayor, prison heads under graft probe in China

2014-11-22 19:20:53

Two prison heads and a vice mayor in China have been put under investigation for suspected serious discipline and law violations.

Chengdu reports injury after quake hits Garze

2014-11-22 18:02:13

A contraction worker was reportedly hit injured by a quake-triggered glass that fell from a high-rise building in Chengdu, 15 minutes after a 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck Kangding county, Garze Tibetan autonomous prefecture, reported.

Strong earthquake hits SW China

2014-11-22 17:15:47

An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale jolted Kangding county, Garze prefecture in Southwest China's Sichuan province at 4:55 pm on Saturday.

Baltic guitar quartet dazzles

2014-11-22 16:46:49

Dressed in tuxedos, four Lithuanian classical guitarists dazzled a crowd of mostly Chinese at the People's Liberation Army's Military Music Hall in Beijing on Monday.

Trending: Panda beating video triggers outrage

2014-11-22 10:55:38

An online video showing a little panda beaten on the head by a keeper when it was trying to get close has triggered an online uproar.

Internet regulation should have force of law: experts

2014-11-22 08:33:41

Rules governing the Internet should be upgraded into laws to protect the privacy of netizens, improve the development of the network and reduce the number of online attacks.

Regional military chiefs hail Beijing's security proposal

2014-11-22 06:56:12

China proposed on Friday that disputes in the Asia-Pacific region be tackled by an efficient crisis management and control mechanisms.

Early start to family life

2014-11-21 23:04:10

In the villages of southwestern Yunnan province, some girls as young as 12 marry and have babies, driven by poverty and cultural traditions. In most case, their husbands are also in their teens.

More than 10 injured in SW China bus fire

2014-11-21 22:23:26

More than ten people were injured in a bus fire on Friday in Liuzhou city in South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, local authorities said.

China's central bank cuts interest rates

2014-11-21 19:38:40

China's central bank announced on Friday that it will lower the benchmark interest rate for one-year deposits by 25 basis points and slash the one-year lending rate by 40 basis points starting Saturday.

Rogues to riches

2014-11-21 16:29:50

As banking regulators wage an ongoing battle to control trading misconduct, industry intellects and university researchers are also seeking answers to the problem. Luo Weiteng reports.